Reading Scores in South Africa
D. Please summarize with your friends what I have said up to this point. (答えは日本語で書いてもいいです。）
1. What information have you learned?
2. What has been the main point?
3. What do you think? What is your idea? Do you have any questions?
Students who develop the habit of reading books on their own
Such students do extracurricular reading
HIGHER TOEFL SCORES
Language is too complex to learn one word or one rule at a time
Words have many nuances
Learning vocabulary from a list is not effective
How do you say “椅子” in English?
Is this a chair?
No, it’s not a chair; it’s a stool.
going to do ＝ するつもり
I’m going to visit my niece.
When he finds out, he’s going to be angry.
Tomorrow, it’s going to rain.
When is the train going to come?
These are some other words that have different nuances in Japanese and in English
home (not house)
What words or grammar can you think of that is different in English and Japanese?
Who are these two people?
Only went to school to the 8th Grade (the 2nd year of Middle School)
Began to read while he was in prison
Became a very eloquent （雄弁な）speaker
Wrote a famous autobiography（自叙伝）